The City of Dahlonega had a population of 6,261 as of July 1, 2017. Dahlonega ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Dahlonega is located at latitude 34.5299 and longitude -83.9796 in Lumpkin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dahlonega (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lumpkin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,450 feet.
The City of Dahlonega (GNIS ID: 2404176) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dahlonega is located within Dahlonega Division of Lumpkin County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dahlonega population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Dahlonega: Lick Log, Mexico, New Mexico, Tahlanauneca, Talonaga, Talonega, Taulonica.
|Daytime Population: Workers||5,695|
|Daytime Population: Residents||3,077|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,772|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.40|
|Population in Households||4,492|
|Population in Familes||3,081|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,769|
|Median Household Income||$35,082|
|Average Household Income||$49,516|
|Per Capita Income||$18,260|
|Total Housing Units||2,056 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||714 (34.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||947 (46.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||395 (19.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$212,651|
|Average Home Value||$243,574|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.46%|
|Per Capita Income||2.35%|
The table below compares Dahlonega to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 144||77th|
|Population Density||# 233||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 511||19th|
|Median Household Income||# 425||32nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 449||28th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.